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Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics

ISSN: 2161-0959

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Horseshoe Kidney

Horseshoe kidney, also known as ren arcuatus, renal fusion or super kidney, s a congenital disorder affecting about 1 in 400 people, more common in men. In this disorder the patient's kidneys fuse together to form a horseshoe-shape during development in the womb. The fused part is the isthmus of the horseshoe kidney.

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